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The Double: New Translation

The Double: New Translation

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Fyodor Dostoevsky, Hugh Aplin (Translated by)
BACKLIST | On Sale Date: August 25, 2016
9781847496034, 1847496032
Trade Paperback
256 pages
Series: Evergreens
7.9 in H | 5.1 in W | 0.7 in T | 0.5 lb Wt
  • Fiction / Classics 
  • Fiction / Satire

Constantly rebuffed from the social circles he aspires to frequent, the timid clerk Golyadkin is confronted by the sudden appearance of his double, a more brazen, confident and socially successful version of himself, who abuses and victimizes the original. As he is increasingly persecuted, Golyadkin finds his social, romantic and professional life unravelling, in a spiral that leads to a catastrophic denouement.

The Double, Dostoevsky’s second published work of fiction, which foreshadows in its themes many of his mature novels, is the surreal and hallucinatory tale of an unfortunate anti-hero, at once chilling in its depiction of the dark sides of human nature and exuberantly comical.

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